Do animals have feelings? Read about famous animals who have displayed human like emotions. Create expressive “pet portr
Our vocabulary and lives are filled with words, sayings and things from other countries. They have become part of our ev
After reading Old Bear by Kevin Henkes, students are inspired to create beautiful seasonal scenes with lots of line and
Freeze an adorable face forever in this frosty frame.
Create a classroom book! Combine short narratives with art to make a compelling piece of original literature.
What shapes are people’s houses? Discover diverse dwellings—and make dioramas representing them—from around the world.
Students extend the story in the book Extra Yarn by placing themselves into the storyline.
Make a simple moveable painting in watercolors and markers to illustrate how tides affect the life and landscape along t
Bananas are a ubiquitous fruit—but what do children really know about them? Explore how banana plants grow, their fibers
Create a “Mondrian-like” world by simply using squares, rectangles and primary colors!
Create a multi-media weaving that pops with texture and is crowned with a majestic bird drawing.
Students use their knowledge of geometry to skate the Polar Regions with the Arctic animals!
Explore Martin Jenkin’s book, Chameleons Are Cool, and find out why chameleons change color. Then create your own chamel
Play a game in pairs that challenges students to describe and classify their knowledge and research into one word catego
Count the swinging, roaring and munching animals in this wild haiku zoo – and then count the syllables too!
Confront those scary fears of bumps in the night with this lesson. Students draw parts of monsters and reassemble in a c
Customs and traditions connect cultures, peoples and families. This art piece celebrates the connective fibers of our fa
In the cold and ice George Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River in 1776 in Durham boats to surprise the
Charles Darwin was a naturalist and geologist best known for his evolutionary theories. While visiting the Galapagos Isl
Students can create anything 2-dimensional on a Crayola® Dry-Erase Board. Take a digital image and upload to a class dro
Explore nature and art through Eric Carle’s book about a busy spider.
Taking art outdoors, this lesson explores shadows and light through contour figure drawings. Students will have fun imag
Have fun with color in a way that Andy Warhol did! Use copy machine copies as the basic work while students focus on the
The book, Swimmy by L. Lionni, inspires a paper painting mural by students recreating a major event in the book! Art an